Monday Basketball Lineup

KRSL 95.9 FM
Russell Girls vs. Lyons
(Sterling Invitational - First Round)
Gametime - 5:00 PM

KRSL 98.1 FM / 990 AM
Russell Boys vs. Lyons
(Sterling Invitational - First Round)
Gametime - 6:00 PM

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Russell New Face in Sterling Invitational

Basketball Picture 11-19-19After being part of the Hoisington Winter Jam for nearly 15 years, the Russell boys and girls basketball teams will have a change of scenery for their mid-season tournament this year.

The Broncos and Lady Broncos will play in the Sterling Invitational January 20-24. This will be a one year stay in the Sterling Invite. Beginning with the 2020-21 school year, Russell joins the Mid-Continent League, which hosts its own mid-season league tournament each year.

The eight school field in the Sterling Invite includes Russell, Sterling, Hugoton, Hutchinson Trinity, Kingman, Lyons, Southeast of Saline and Smoky Valley.

First round games will be played on Monday and Tuesday, January 20 and 21. Half of the consolation games are Tuesday, January 21 with the other half on Thursday, January 23. The winner's bracket semifinals also will be on Thursday, January 23. The tournament wraps up on Friday, January 24 with the consolation and championship games. Games will be played at the both the Sterling High School gym and the Sterling College gym.

The Russell girls (1-6) drew the seventh seed and will take on #2 seed Lyons (3-3) on Monday, January 20 at 5 PM at the Sterling High School gym.

The Russell boys (2-5) are seeded seventh and open against second-seeded Lyons (5-1) on Monday, January 20 at 6 PM at the Sterling College gym.

Monday's Russell girls game will be broadcast on KRSL 95.9 FM and beginning with the pregame show around 4:50 PM. The Russell boys game will be on KRSL 98.1 FM, 990 AM and streamed on beginning around 5:50 PM.

Sterling Invitational Brackets



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